Stanley Elkin Quotes (3 quotations)

1. It's fine, precise, detailed work, the infinitely small motor management of diamond cutters and safecrackers that we do in our heads. - Stanley Elkin

2. Life's tallest order is to keep the feelings up, to make two dollars' worth of euphoria go the distance. And life can't do that. So fiction does. - Stanley Elkin

3. Once I opened books slowly, stately, plump imaginary orchestras going off in my head like overtures humming the title page, whistling the copyright. - Stanley Elkin

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